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Sunset Reference Center

Shidler College of Business, George Hall 201

Sunset Reference Center (SRC)

About  Sunset Reference Center (SRC)

The Sunset Reference Center (SRC) was established in 1978 by the contribution of Mr. L. W. Lane, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Lane Publishing Company and publisher of Sunset Magazine.
The purpose of SRC is to promote understanding and research assistance in the fields of travel industries. With that purpose, SRC collects tourism-oriented periodicals and research publications in general and Hawaii to support students and faculty of the University of Hawaii. SRC also offers study space and a meeting/event lounge.


Web link: Sunset Reference Center homepage

Resources at SRC

Books & documents:

The Sunset Reference Center (SRC) provides more than 7000 books, newsletters, annual reports, case studies, and dissertations related to Travel Industry Management, focusing on Asia and the Pacific regions. Those resources cover the fields of

  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Hotel management
  • Restaurant management


  • Academic Journals/e-journals currently subscribe at SRC
    • Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
    • Current Issues in Tourism
    • Event Management
    • Foodservice & Hospitality
    • Information Technology and Tourism
    • International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration
    • International Journal of Transport Economics
    • Journal of Convention & Ecotourism
    • Journal of Eco tourism
    • Journal of Foodservice Business Research
    • Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management
    • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism
    • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education
    • Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research
    • Journal of Tourism & Cultural Change
    • Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing
    • Journal of Vacation Marketing
    • Tourism Analysis
    • Tourism Geographies
    • Tourism & Hospitality Research
  • Title list of other Journals (unsubscribed) at the SRC
  • Use OneSearch or Journal Search to access articles published in the journals listed above
  • Newspapers (physical copy only)
    • Pacific Business News
    • Private Club Advisor

Special Collection

Sunset Reference Center (SRC) Archives Collection

  • Name: Travel Industry Management (TIM) Records, 1959-2019
  • Number: SRC001
  • Abstract:

    The collection includes both records and papers, such as three Dean’s documents, program reviews, reports, correspondence, meeting notes, school history records, newsletters, brochures, images (photographs, DVD, and Videos) of school and student activities. Students activities are well represented, although not all students are identified.